New York Governor Kathy Hochul, who has come under criticism for her response to crime, on Tuesday signed two laws that support hate crime prevention and education efforts. The laws — one which requires individuals convicted of hate crimes to undergo mandatory training or counseling, and the second which establishes a statewide campaign for the […]
The two men arrested on Friday for allegedly plotting to attack Jewish targets in New York City were identified on Saturday as Christopher Brown, 21, and Matthew Mahrer, 22, CBS News reported. The two were taken into custody at Penn Station at around 11:30 p.m. EST on Friday, after a bulletin was issued by law […]
One could circle Brooklyn’s Edward R. Murrow High School for blocks on Tuesday. There were no political activists handing out campaign material. A truck with inaudible speakers passed the school’s polling place once in a four-hour window. Neighborhood residents could be forgiven for not realizing an election was taking place. Outside of the “Vote Here” […]
A federal judge has said that he would block New York State from enforcing parts of a recently enacted state law that would prohibit carrying concealed weapons in places of worship. A Jewish group is leading the fight.
Liberal Jews and their politicians are vanishing.
De Blasio’s recent tweet, calling out “the Jewish community” because of a large funeral gathering in largely ultra-Orthodox Williamsburg, is a repugnant anti-Semitic act that must be called out and never accepted.
The Fed’s missteps and flip-flops this week tripped up multiple markets.
The lack of urgency about a huge increase in attacks in 2019 may be due to the victims being Orthodox and the fact that the perpetrators can’t be linked to Trump.
“Somebody out there wants to hurt us. Just because we exist. And that is frightening. Hate can’t be reasoned with. Hate just needs to be eradicated,” Chanie Krinsky, co-director of the Chabad Jewish Center in Needham, Mass., posted to Facebook.
For its fortieth anniversary, New York City will try to recreate its plot by walling off parts of Manhattan with toll booths.